12.15.08 Call for Entries: ICFF Studio Bernhardt Design
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will be held 05.16-19.09 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. ICFF Studio invites submissions of product prototypes from designers working on any and all the product categories: furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath. Selected designers win a spot to display their prototypes on the exhibition floor.

12.15.08 Call for Entries: ICFF Design Schools
GLM, producer and manager of the ICFF, announces a call for entries from design schools for consideration for spots at the ICFF. Entries must describe a topic, a singular concept with original products and prototypes, and be designed by students. Submissions will be reviewed and judged by editors from design publications and sponsors of the ICFF: Abitare, Domus, Frame, Interni, Intramuros, Metropolis, and Wallpaper. Each school will have a 200-square-foot booth space.

01.23.09 Call for Ideas: Woburn Public Library Expansion “Ideas” Competition
This ideas competition, sponsored by the New England Society of Architectural Historians, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, AIANY, and Boston Society of Architects, seeks ideas for a 25,000-square-foot expansion of the H. H. Richardson-designed Woburn Library. The first-place award is $2,500, second place is $1,500, and third place is $500. The winner will not get the commission for the actual project, but will be free to submit a proposal for the forthcoming formal RFQ/P process.